Marvin H. Mathews Jr.

Published 9:59 pm Thursday, August 1, 2019

Marvin H. “Boots” Mathews Jr., 74, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. He was the son of the late Marvin H. “Buddy” Mathews Sr. and Marie Matthews Jones and his stepfather, Raleigh E. “Pop” Jones.

Boots was in the National Guard for six years. He was an avid golfer at South of the James Seniors Golf Club. He spent years coaching soccer and swimming, and he loved talking sports and about his business, Window Worx, which is a home improvement business.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rita Edwards Mathews and his children, Paul Mathews, of Gates, N.C., Lori Baker (Del), of Carrollton; sister, Cindy Jones Justice, of Crestview, Fla., and grandchildren, Emily Marie Mathews, Bobby Mathews, Ava Grace Baker and Mathew Baker.


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A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory by the Rev. Frank Jennings. Visitation will be held one hour prior before the service. Interment will be at Holly Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be registered at